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Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

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Aaron Middleton

Date: 1900 before

Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.

Date: 1906 

Description: View towards shoreline from Lake Mendota of University of Wisconsin-Madison varsity men's rowing crew. People are watching from the boathouse in the backgr...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Madison General Hospital, showing the original unit of what eventually became a large complex of additions. Demolished 1963-1964 prior to construction of...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society at 816 State Street.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Awnings are visi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Loraine Hotel.

Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a cecropoia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking towards the city from across Lake Monona. Several individuals, possibly a family, are visible in a rowboat on the lake.

Date: 1909 before

Description: Postcard depicting one of the four Prairie du Chien stone gateways that stood at the four corner entrances to the Capitol Park. More elaborate gates topped...

Date: 1936 

Description: Mother lion cradling her cub at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

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Camel Ride

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A young girl and another child riding a camel led by a Zor Shriner at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). In the background the Zor Booster Band is in a...

Postcard

Science Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking northwest of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of the Chemical Laboratory can be seen on the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Illustrated postcard of City Hospital, which is now known as Madison General Hospital. It was designed by Madison architects Louis W. Claude and Edward S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the lane is a dirt path surrounded by trees.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Exterior of Field House on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Many of the University's indoor sports events were held here. Camp Randall stadium i...

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

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